What Retro 1960's Costume is Your favorite?
Dressing up in a retro Halloween costume from the 1960’s is a lot of fun for adults. From hippies to flashy mini skirted mod wear, the 1960’s are a fun decade in which to glam out.
This was a turbulent time in United States history. While it started out with hope after the election of a young John F. Kennedy as our nation‘s president, there was an underlying restlessness with the status quo that set in soon after his assassination. The Civil Rights movement, the Women’s Rights movement, and protests against the Vietnam War were cornerstones of that decade in American history.
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Fashion is a reflection of the times in which we live. The clothing of that era reflects what was going on in our country.
These Halloween costumes will make you stand out when you walk into the room!
Retro Hippie Outfits
While many hippies would not confess their ways to their own kids today, there are many retro Halloween costumes that capture the spirit of Hippie fashions.
A hippie costume is easy to put together. Add a fringed vest and circle sunglasses to a tee shirt and a pair of jeans. You can also add some peace sign jewelry or use an eyeliner to draw a peace sign on your cheek. Any tie dye clothing would also make your costume look more authentic.
Mod Style Costumes for Women
British Invasion Costumes
Retro Halloween costumes for men and women echo the feeling of the 1960. The min dress for women and the Beatles inspired suit for men will make couples the hit of the party.
Accessories can make or break any outfit. There are many things that you can do to add the finishing touches that make your outfit complete.
Peace Sign Jewelry
The peace sign is very closely associated with this era. Adding a peace sign necklace, bracelet or earrings will make your costume more authentic.
John Lennon made them popular. Add a pair to your retro 1960’s Halloween costume to add a festive touch and hide your crow’s feet!
Retro Halloween costumes from the 1960’s bring back memories of a bygone era of American history. These colorful costumes will make you stand out in the crowd!
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